Speirs Gumley
1.8/5, 41 reviews
20% recommended
Speirs Gumley is an independent property management and residential letting agent in Glasgow. Speirs Gumley has been around for more than 150 years and so we know the property market very well for both commercial and residential properties. Why Speirs Gumley? Well we provide first class customer service and we pride ... show more Speirs Gumley is an independent property management and residential letting agent in Glasgow. Speirs Gumley has been around for more than 150 years and so we know the property market very well for both commercial and residential properties.
Why Speirs Gumley? Well we provide first class customer service and we pride ourselves on being transparent in all aspects of our property business. We work with Commercial and Residential property services and have extensive portfolios for potential tenants to choose from. We are members of The Association of Residential Letting Agents in Scotland. As an ARLA agent we must follow a strict practice procedure which ensure that our tenants and landlords receive professional service at all times. We are also fully registered by the Scottish Government (Letting Agent Registration Number 1901034) and comply with the Letting Agent Code of Practice. We have legal obligations to perform checks at the end of your residency and return deposits following the Tenancy Deposit Scotland Regulations.

We offer commercial and residential property management services and are Registered Property Factors PF 000160. In addition, we have a portfolio of flats for rent in Glasgow. We provide a first class letting service for tenants and landlords. If you are looking to rent a flat in Glasgow do not hesitate to contact Speirs Gumley for the best letting service in central Scotland. Our tenants include students, families and young professionals. Call us for a no obligation chat about your residential lettings requirements or any other queries.
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Areas covered
  • G73
Address

270 Glasgow Road
Glasgow
City of Glasgow
G73 1UZ
0141 332 9225

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Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“Speirs Gumley are the most incompetent company...”

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Jan 30,2024
Minithumbdown
Carri
By: 'Matthew'
Jan 30,2024
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Speirs Gumley are quite possibly the most incompetent company I have ever dealt with. They charge through the teeth for managing the property and then fail to do so, not including commissions they are paid through insurance products. We have issues with our property, namely ...
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“49 residents we have an area of common land w......”

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Aug 28,2023
Minithumbdown
Ian
By: 'Michele'
Aug 28,2023
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49 residents we have an area of common land with trees . Poorly maintained. Trees are dangerously close to houses. Only see any work done a couple of times a year normally workmen appear on a sunday ( how convenient!). Council tenants build bonfires and dump rubbish on ...
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“Shocking company that breaches the Factoring ......”

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Aug 08,2022
Minithumbdown
TOM
By: 'Marc QSA'
Aug 08,2022
2 people found
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Shocking company that breaches the Factoring code on a daily basis, they lie to and intimidate owners, even threaten them with legal action which they claim they'll fund using the owners money!! Bullies, fantasists and liars....
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“Disgusting company!!! Takes forever to reply ......”

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Jul 19,2022
Minithumbdown
By: 'KO'
Jul 19,2022
0 people found
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Disgusting company!!! Takes forever to reply and when you do get a reply it's a lazy response, anything to fob you off! They Give you alot of promises but fails to fulfil even one. We have a scenario where they even extorted our estate for ...
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“This factor finds new stuff to do every month......”

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Oct 07,2021
Minithumbdown
By: 'Tim'
Oct 07,2021
4 people found
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This factor finds new stuff to do every month at great cost to us. The development is only 6 yrs old or less and we are billed constantly for what i think is fabricated work. We are cash cows to them.the cost are extortionate the ...
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“Fob off experts and dilatory levels of service...”

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Jul 26,2021
Minithumbdown
By: 'David'
Jul 26,2021
2 people found
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The pits to deal with - every fob off under the sun to try and get anything done. Took fully twelve months to get an apparently simple insurance overcharge / allocation sorted and now heading for a similar timescale with estimated utility charges which apparently are ...
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“Very professional and helpful - dealt with fl......”

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Apr 25,2021
Minithumbup
By: 'Victoria'
Apr 25,2021
0 people found
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Very professional and helpful - dealt with flat issues in Dorset Square flat quickly, and were very accommodating with requests. Lauren always replied to messages incredibly fast, sending out efficient firms to deal with repairs, and they were fair on moving out, returning almost all ...
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“No Schedules of work...”

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Mar 29,2021
Minithumbdown
By: 'james eadie'
Mar 29,2021
6 people found
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After constant questioning of the validity of what Speirs Gumley maintain they do to what they actually carry out we still seems poles apart. Having requested numerous planned maintenance schedules, then not having people turn up as and when they were meant to it now ...
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“Beware - please don't go near Speirs Gumley a......”

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Mar 22,2021
Minithumbdown
By: 'Davina Hanson'
Mar 22,2021
3 people found
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Beware - please don't go near Speirs Gumley as Factors as their prices are ridiculous and very excessive. The staff are very unfriendly and unhelpful. Absolutely nothing good about them....
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“I pay factoring fees which are extortionate f......”

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Feb 25,2021
Minithumbdown
By: 'Liz'
Feb 25,2021
1 people found
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I pay factoring fees which are extortionate for a Commercial shop unit that has flats above . If the secure door entry is damaged or broke I pay ..when the grass in the back court gets cut..I pay..when the stairway lights in the close ...
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“Worst factor in Glasgow?...”

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Sep 03,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Richard'
Sep 03,2020
3 people found
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As a neighbour of a SpiersGumley property I would advise everyone to avoid these factors at any cost. With ongoing water damage to my tenement because of building works to their property over 3 years ago they're as far from proactive and responsible as you can ...
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“Invisible property managers.Not surprised t......”

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Aug 28,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Michael'
Aug 28,2020
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Invisible property managers. Not surprised to see so many poor reviews around the web. Almost invisible until the quarterly demand for cash comes in. Unresponsive to e-mail's and negligent in their relationship management and customer care....
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“Awful as both tenant and neighbour...”

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May 13,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Ashleigh'
May 13,2020
1 people found
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I've now experienced Speirs Gumley as both tenant and neighbour of tenant. The former was a similar low quality experience to most letting agents, but the latter was beyond anything I'd expect. We lived below a flat managed by SG for five years before a ...
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“I have had water leaking through my roof for ......”

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Feb 21,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Janet'
Feb 21,2020
0 people found
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I have had water leaking through my roof for almost a year. The roof was replaced a few years ago by their contractors, and was a botched job, as most of their other work has been. The builders they used to put in new guttering ...
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“Flat 2/5 31 St. Andrews Square Glasgow ., problems with mice...”

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Sep 03,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'Marie'
Sep 03,2019
0 people found
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Flat 2/5 31 St. Andrews Square - whole building has mice running through it , they would run over the top of my bed covers at night and was really stressful . Ended up in library every night to study as they would be much worse at night running ...
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By: Frank Jones
Feb 06, 2020
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Hi Marie, I am sorry to read about your horrible experience and mice plaguing the building. I am writing regarding another different issue at the property St Andrews square concerning the faulty shutter doors used to access the parking area when driving in or out. If anyone else reading has had any problems getting in or out in the last 5 years please reply. Kind regards, Frank. ...

“Absolute trash...”

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Jun 19,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'Zak'
Jun 19,2019
1 people found
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Do not go near this company. They are all extremely unhelpful and do not know how to perform their jobs properly. Shoutout to Scott Johnson for being the worst of a bad bunch, he really made our time with Speirs Gumley just that bit worse....
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Terrible
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By: Ashley Duncan
Jun 21, 2019
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Hello Zak, it is disappointing to hear that our services may not have been delivered to the standards expected by you, therefore I would appreciate the opportunity to speak with you or to understand your complaint more fully. As you are still a tenant I will email you directly. Regards Ashley Duncan, [email protected] ...

“Very helpful...”

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Apr 06,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Filipe'
Apr 06,2019
1 people found
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Me and my partner had just had an atrocious experience with our previous letting company (not this one), to the point where we accepted being forced to pay two months in advance in order to be let out of our contract early. In this, Speirs ...
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By: Ashley Duncan
Jun 21, 2019
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Thank you for your kind words and I will advise Suzanne specifically of your feedback. ...

“Speirs Gumley feedback...”

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Mar 21,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'J'
Mar 21,2019
0 people found
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I rented a flat in Glasgow with my partner for over 2 years from the agent's Speirs Gumley. Lauren was our property manager and she was extremely helpful and prompt when responding to a query or an issue with our flat. We received a hassle-free experience ...
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By: Ashley Duncan
Jun 21, 2019
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Thank you for your feedback and kind words I will make sure that Lauren is aware for your comments. ...

“Unprofessional staff, over price and worst customer service...”

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Feb 19,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'Arun'
Feb 19,2019
3 people found
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I am a client for Speirs Gumley and I have found them providing worst customer service. Although they are very over price, but it was ok if they provide at least better service. With the unprofessional staffs and poor poor service, I am feel like, ...
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“Terrible buyers walk away...”

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Jan 08,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'Aldo'
Jan 08,2019
5 people found
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Totally corrupt couldn't give a dam about the home owners never inspect properties never think of pro reactive maintenance award contracts to there friends for backhanders e.g. theyll get a painter in to do some easy painting when not required but will turn a ...
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Fees are about 250 per quarter for cleaning and cutting grass
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“Moir Str. Tenant...”

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Sep 04,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Uni'
Sep 04,2018
0 people found
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Helpful and transparent. Sorted me out when in dire need of accommodation, and have stayed with them ever since (5 year tenancy). Transparent through and through, reached out to them comfortably whenever issues came up (not that many), and resolved said issues in good faith and ...
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“One of the best Factors...”

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Jun 19,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Ronnie.M'
Jun 19,2018
0 people found
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I own flats in a building which they manage and have found them to be very helpful and efficient. No complaints at all....
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Fees normal - as expected.
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“AVOID THEM...”

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Apr 22,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'MAVISBANK'
Apr 22,2018
5 people found
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WORST LETTING AGENCY IN GLASGOW: Don't go with them if you thinking to get even a SINGLE PENNY from your deposit. 1. Unprofessional Staff (Especially Mr. Scott Johnson) 2. They will NEVER return your DEPOSIT, no matter how clean and in how perfect condition you are giving ...
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“Speirs Gumley have been an absolute nightmare since we moved ......”

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Feb 15,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Kirsten'
Feb 15,2018
7 people found
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Speirs Gumley have been an absolute nightmare since we moved into our property. They seem to be completely incompitent, downright rude and SO overpriced. They only thing they are consistent with is sending invoices for work that has not been carried out or passed by ...
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Absolutely ridiculous. So overpriced.
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“Completely incompetent, Happy to allow their tenants to disturb other ......”

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Dec 21,2017
Minithumbdown
By: '101'
Dec 21,2017
6 people found
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Completely incompetent, Happy to allow their tenants to disturb other neighbours and take no responsibility. Unsympathetic is an understatement, noise levels unbearable and have been told 'there is nothing we can do' - poor practice and clearly no regard for neighbouring tenants. Quick to complain ...
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“Terrible agent. One to be AVIODED at all cost. They ......”

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Nov 07,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'DN'
Nov 07,2017
9 people found
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Terrible agent. One to be AVIODED at all cost. They have wrongly charged everyone in our building for years and instead of correcting it have come in high handed with lawyers in fancy cars to demand more money from those that have already been overcharged. ...
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Comment on agent fees
They don't earn them.
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By: LM
Jan 23, 2018
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I agree, Speirs Gumley are atrocious on every level and should definitely be avoided at all costs. ...

“Overpriced for work that is poor and substandard. recently paid ......”

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Aug 31,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Rory'
Aug 31,2017
10 people found
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Overpriced for work that is poor and substandard. recently paid my share of a few grand for two guys to hoover with a standard hoover, the basement for two days. Paid my share of 6 grand or so for an intercom repair which two months later ...
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Ever increasing with service getting ever worse
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“Atrocious Very expensive and do NOTHING for it!Never return ......”

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May 01,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Cookie'
May 01,2017
12 people found
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Atrocious Very expensive and do NOTHING for it! Never return calls and stairs remain filthy albeit we are charged monthly and pay monthly factoring fee for zero service How do we get rid of them?...
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Bad bad bad Totally incompetent
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“Nightmare of a company, completely incompetent, wasteful of your money, ......”

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Mar 19,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Rob'
Mar 19,2017
11 people found
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Nightmare of a company, completely incompetent, wasteful of your money, avoid if possible, repeat repairs as the contractors on their lists cannot perform to a competent level....
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“Speirs Gumley and their owner Lorraine McDonald have demonstrated an ......”

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Dec 10,2016
Minithumbdown
Lorraine
By: 'Disappointed'
Dec 10,2016
17 people found
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Speirs Gumley and their owner Lorraine McDonald have demonstrated an unfailingly poor level of service, gross unprofessional conduct and a level of incompetence I have never encountered before in a lifetime of dealing with building and construction professionals. Moreover they are unfailingly arrogant and given ...
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Given their lack of competence, their non-existent customer service and glaring errors they are extremely expensive!
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